Tag Archives: Greek Spur Thighed Tortoise

A video of Myrtle

Following on from my photo of Myrtle eating a strawberry for Michelle’s weekly pet challenge a few weeks ago, a few of you asked for a video of Myrtle!  Here is a short video I took today of Myrtle in … Continue reading

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Myrtle and a Strawberry

I’m running a bit late with my challenges this week, I’ve been busy, and so has Myrtle!  She even spent a few days in the garden, although we had to take her in again as it has been colder and … Continue reading

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Weekly Pet Challenge

For this week’s Weekly Pet Challenge here’s a picture of Myrtle when she was a few months old!  I don’t think she would fit in that lid any more, and I don’t think Lilly would get as close these days!

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Weekly Pet Challenge

This week Myrtle wanted to feature in Michelle’s weekly pet challenge so she started with her party trick… Stealing Wilson’s food!

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I don’t want to hibernate said the little tortoise

Well… she’s not exactly little! My Tortoise (Myrtle) A Greek spur thighed tortoise does NOT want to hibernate! She is about 5½ years old 23cm long and 2.386kg !  When I got her she weighed 112g and was just over … Continue reading

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About Me, for today

I have recently stopped working, for many reasons, most of all I needed some time out.  I have a few ideas of where to go from here, but am still at the ideas stage with many of them. As I … Continue reading

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Myrtle, Wilson, Peter, and a Tennis ball

Myrtle, Wilson, Peter, and a Tennis ball

All happily reunited in the garden

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… Myrtle is Missing!

  It was a lovely hot sunny day today, so while I was in the middle of reorganising the entire living room as a part of my hoovering frenzy, I thought myrtle would like a spell in the garden Later … Continue reading

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